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Safety advice

The sections below give safety advice and information you and your child.

You can also visit the Child Accident Prevent Trust website for more information.

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Winter

Visit the Winter safety tips page for advice about keeping babies and young children safe during colder weather.

Sleep 

Visit the Sleep and your baby page for advice about safe sleep. 

Car seats

It is recommended that you avoid travelling in cars with pre-term and young babies for long distances. Research into the link between car seats and SIDS found young babies may be at risk of breathing difficulties if they sleep in a seated position for too long. Visit the Lullaby Trust website for more information.

Christmas holidays

Visit the Festive safety tips page for advice about keeping babies and young children safe over the Christmas holidays.

Hot weather

Visit the Heatwave tips page for advice about keeping babies safe in hot weather. 

Visit the Safe Space Health website for advice for teenagers on keeping safe.

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If you and/or your children are scared, frightened, being controlled or hurt by someone you know or live with please contact:

In an emergency, call 999.

Visit the Healthy Surrey website for advice, advocacy, practical help and support.